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Babe Didrikson Zaharias
— Golfer â€”

Zaharias in 1947
Personal information
Full name Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias
Nickname Babe
Born (1911-06-26)June 26, 1911
Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.
Died September 27, 1956(1956-09-27) (aged 45)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  United States
Spouse George Zaharias
Career
Turned professional 1947
Retired 1956 (her death)
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour
(joined 1950, its founding)
Professional wins 48
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 41
Other 7
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 10)
Western Open Won: 1940, 1944, 1945, 1950
Titleholders C’ship Won: 1947, 1950, 1952
U.S. Women’s Open Won: 1948, 1950, 1954
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 1951 (member page)
LPGA Tour
Money Winner
1950, 1951
LPGA Vare Trophy 1954
Associated Press
Female Athlete of the Year
1932, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1954
Bob Jones Award 1957

Loosen your girdle and let er fly!
I couldn't hit an elephant's ass with a bull fiddle.
It's not just enough to swing at the ball. You've got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias